The start of the region’s biggest cricket league, the East Anglian Premier League, has been put back because of the bad weather.
The season will now begin on Saturday, April 21 and end a week later than originally planned, on Saturday, September 15.
In a statement, the EAPL – which includes Norfolk
teams Swardeston, Gt Witchingham, Vauxhall Mallards, Norwich and
Horsford – said the conditions were “playing havoc” with pitch and
“Several are still under water this morning and
there are no signs of a prolonged period of drying weather,” said the
league. “The management committee have taken the unusual step of
consulting the clubs and they have given a clear mandate to effect a
It means all games scheduled for April 14 are
postponed and will be played the final day of the season. The promotion
play-off semi-finals will be on Sunday September 16 with the final on
Source: EDP Sport Website